Epiphone Tribute Les Paul 2010

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Hi, I recently purchased this guitar. Apart from the A symmetrical neck I love it. Only thing is, I'm wondering if anyone else thought it was any good before I keep it and get it set up.

Cheers,
Jimmi. :slash:
 

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I have numerous Gibson Les-Pauls...I have a Slash AFD Standard...a 2002 Honey Burst Flametop Standard...A 1996 Classic Goldtop and also a few Les Paul Faded models...I bought 1 of the Epiphone Tribute Les Pauls and i thing it is a high quality guitar that plays and sounds great!...I also agree with the last post...As long as you are happy with it who cares what anybody else thinks!
 

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If you love it then keep it, it's as simple as that.

Did you get the cherry sunburst or the trans black?


ohh and we need pic's or it never happened


cheers chook...
 

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Why does it matter what any of us think? You are the one who plays the guitar. If you love it as you say, why would you even consider not keeping it because someone who has not seen or played your guitar might have a contrary opinion? I have the most basic of Standards, the Ebony Les Paul, and I am very happy with it and don't give a damn if someone else might think I should sell it and get something else.
If you read it correctly (not assuming you didn't) I said I like it APART from the neck. I am asking what other people thought of it and whether THEY think its worth keeping.

Thanks anyway, some nice advice in there on dealing with "nay sayers".

Cheers, JImmi.
 

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Maybe if you had phrased your question differently...perhaps something like this..."I love everything about the guitar but the neck, which I find hard to get used to. Does anyone else here own a Tribute and have the same feelings? Will I get used to it or should I just try and find a guitar that feels better to me right off the bat?"

Then I would have answered with something like this:

I own both a Les Paul and a G-400. Both feel totally different, especially when I compare the necks. But it hasn't stopped me from enjoying both guitars and I look forward to picking up either of my ladies to play. Only you can say whether you feel comfortable with the neck profile on your guitar. If it makes a huge difference in your ability to play comfortably, maybe you really should find something that suits your needs better. If you don't feel good when you play her, you will practice and play less and that's not why we own our guitars, we own them to play them. I think you should take some time and just play and see for yourself if you can adjust to the different neck profile before making any decisions you might regret later. After all, you love everything else about your Tribute so why not give it a chance?


Rob
Thanks, mate. I'm new to the whole "forum" thing. I've never really used the net for much more than emails and looking at guitars until last month. Also, words have never really been my best strength, but you stole the words I would have used right out of my, er...subconscious. I will take your advice and play my new axe a little longer and if I still don't like it I might get my money back and by the 1960 model; or I'll do something like what you said.
Anyway, thanks again for your awesome answer and help.
Cheers, Jimmi. :slash:
 

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I didn't mean to come off too heavy and I'm sorry if it sounded like that. I never would've bought my first Epi if I had listened to what some people said about them on the net. Probably wouldn't even own a guitar today because of people who trashed them and said that only a Gibson is good enough. Well I wasn't about to buy a Gibby then or now because I can't justify spending that much money for what is, for me, just a hobby. And a Gibson would be wasted on me. It's the same thing with my Vypyr amp. The same old "tubes or nothing" attitude. Well I can hardly use a Marshall stack in my small apartment, and I have no intention or need to spend hundreds of dollars on different pedals either. So I picked up my Ebony Standard and my Vypyr 30 and now with my G-400 in the family, I couldn't be happier!

Sure, many people earn money by playing. I don't. I don't play in public, not good enough at this point in any case, I only play for myself for fun and I have a long way to go and lots to learn. So I buy what fits my needs. Others have different needs and different budgets and buy what makes them happy and fits their needs.

Anyways...I hope you find the guitar that makes you want to pick her up and play with her until your fingers bleed!
Thanks, don't we all hope we'll find that dream axe? I have found (oddly enough) when I wrote a review of my old Squire Strat I realized how good it was and how much it has served me, now I appreciate it even more and play it heaps!

Cheers,
Jimmi.
 

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I got one too!
I love the feel of the assymetrical neck. Very comfy!
I had mine set up by my pro tech 3 days after I got it.
Wonderful after the set up. Best playing and sounding Epi that I ever played.
Can't put her down. My Gibsons and Fenders have been in their cases since I got her set up.
 

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Hi, I recently purchased this guitar. Apart from the A symmetrical neck I love it. Only thing is, I'm wondering if anyone else thought it was any good before I keep it and get it set up.

Cheers,
Jimmi. :slash:
Are you expecting us to believe that you have an LP, when you don't post pics? :hmm:
 

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Are you expecting us to believe that you have an LP, when you don't post pics? :hmm:
If I didn't have one why would I join this forum? Actually I am having trouble uploading pics (already tried on UG but it the bar went full and froze). If you have any helpful ideas or tips please share them.

Cheers, Jimmi.
 

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I got one too!
I love the feel of the assymetrical neck. Very comfy!
I had mine set up by my pro tech 3 days after I got it.
Wonderful after the set up. Best playing and sounding Epi that I ever played.
Can't put her down. My Gibsons and Fenders have been in their cases since I got her set up.
Thats what I was thinking of doing. After about 2 days of playing and a new set of strings I really noticed the difference, much easier to play. I am also going to get it a pro setup but I can't find one in Perth WA. I will soon though!

Cheers,
Jimmi. :slash:
 

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If I didn't have one why would I join this forum? Actually I am having trouble uploading pics (already tried on UG but it the bar went full and froze). If you have any helpful ideas or tips please share them.

Cheers, Jimmi.
Upload them to Imageshack.com. It will generate a "forum" code. Just copy and paste that into the forum.
 

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Hey guys!

I got this model last night and I`m still sleepless... :)

I love it...just love it. The sound, the finish (trans black), the materials, the feel, and the sexy look of this guitar. Heard some others complaining about the quality of the finish or knobs. Maybe Im really lucky and I got the best one...every feature is just perfect!

Knobs are installed great, pickups, tuners, straplocks, pickup selector switch, everything.

Thanks for all the helpful toughts posted here by you guys!


Cheers
 

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Hey guys!

I got this model last night and I`m still sleepless... :)

I love it...just love it. The sound, the finish (trans black), the materials, the feel, and the sexy look of this guitar. Heard some others complaining about the quality of the finish or knobs. Maybe Im really lucky and I got the best one...every feature is just perfect!

Knobs are installed great, pickups, tuners, straplocks, pickup selector switch, everything.

Thanks for all the helpful toughts posted here by you guys!


Cheers
have you got the 2010 model or the 1960 model?
 

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I just ordered the 2010 Tribute in Cherryburst. I had a Gibson Les Paul Studio 60s Tribute on order and was really excited about getting a Gibson. Since it was on backorder I got to think more about the purchase and decided to switch back to an Epi. The Gibson 60s Tribute is a great price compared to other Gibson Les Pauls but I felt it lacked a lot in what I was looking for.

I was either going to get the 1960 Anniversary or the Tribute. Both are solid guitars but the Tribute just packs in so many features. The tuners, the straplocks and coil split, all great. I went with the Tribute because I felt like I was getting a modern guitar that stayed true to its heritage. This will likely be the farthest I go with a Les Paul and as a bedroom player don't think I could ask for anything better. Next year....A Casino.

As for its origins, I have a G400 custom from China and it is a solid beautiful guitar. It will be leaving the stable after I get used to the Tribute though. The Tribute has been produced for well over a year now so I assume QC has tightened up a bit.
 


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